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A Mother’s Day Brunch for Moms and Moms-To-Be

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CelebrateAmazingMoms #CollectiveBias Mother’s Day is right around the corner and planning a mother’s day brunch is such a special tradition for my family.  This year, Adria and I hosted a VERY special Mother’s Day brunch for a dear […]

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A Girly Surfing Birthday Party

Surf’s up! Catch a birthday wave with us as we wade through the bright and colorful details of this girly surfing birthday party.  Planned and styled by Krista of Hoopla Events & Jen of Banner Events for Krista’s daughter’s 6th birthday, the beach-y decorations, totally tubular treats and surfing inspired party favors will have you riding high! Hang […]

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Lemon Blueberry Bellini Mocktail Recipe featuring Fre, Alcohol removed wines

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MomsSipSmart #CollectiveBias You should consult your physician before consuming Fre if you are pregnant or have any health concerns regarding alcohol The following content is intended for readers who are 21 or older. Calling all moms-to-be today as […]

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Ruff Draft: Breakfast at Tiffany’s Inspired Chocolate Clutch Party Favor

We are so excited to show a sneak peak of our very own Breakfast at Tiffany’s Inspired Baby Shower. I recently threw “Breakfast with Talia” for a dear family friend, and while planning the event we were able to create some fresh ideas for this popular theme.  Today we want to share a clever twist […]

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A Retro Soda Shoppe Birthday Party

  Jen Carver of Banner Events here.  I am excited to be flashing way back to the 1950s for this fun retro soda shoppe birthday party I created for my daughter’s 11th birthday. The talented Maureen of Anders Ruff Custom Designs worked with me to create from scratch an entire diner/soda shoppe inspired invitation and printable collection which provided the framework […]

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Teacher Appreciation Gift

Teacher Appreciate Week is May 2-May 6 and we have some great gift ideas that will show your children/s teachers just how much you appreciate them.  From their endless work hours that extend way beyond the school day (or school week for that matter) to their commitment to protect and nurture your child every minute […]

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A Retro Beer-B-Que Birthday Party

I am so excited about this theme. Its pretty rare that we throw parties for our husbands, but when we do, we do it right! Adria’s husband, Matt, is a hysterical guy. He always loves having fun and being with friends (and beer and good food are also requirements).  We hardly ever show birthday party […]

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Ruff Draft: Social Media Party Planning and NEW Invitation

We are excited to introduce a new Social Media invitation to the shop and are in the works of brainstorming a full collection and party theme!  Our kids are LOVING their phones and social media these days.  Everywhere we turn they are texting, using social media apps, finding cute emoticon or emoji toys, etc. and […]

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A Western Cub Scout Blue and Gold Banquet

Yeehaw! Jen Carver here from Banner Events. In February, Cub Scouts around the country celebrated the birth of scouting with a Blue and Gold Banquet! As a volunteer with my local Cub Scout Pack, I worked with other leaders to design and style a rootin’ tootin’ good time for Cubs and their families. A western style menu was served, […]

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Helpful Tips for Planting Flowers with Your Kids – Monrovia Plants

My new house has some gorgeous green shrubs and boxwood but hardly any flowers or color contrast!  Now that spring is here, I wanted to get started on maintaining and adding to our existing beds.  I was short on time and wanted to include my kids in this outdoor activity to transform our entry area. […]

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Frozen Birthday Party (Inspired by the movie)

Ashleigh Goodwin of Ashleigh Nicole Events sent us this beautiful Frozen Birthday Party. With a beautiful blue and silver colorway you can feel the chill of the ice and elegance of royalty!  Ashleigh shares with us the details of the party that she styled for 4 year old Emma.  What we love about this party: […]

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NEW Beer-B-Que Man Birthday Party Invitation

Let’s be real – there are not many cool man birthday party invitations out there (at least that I have seen!)  Our Red Solo Cup theme has always been one of my favorites, but I wanted to design something fresh. My dear friend (and Adria Ruff’s husband!) Matt is celebrating his birthday this weekend and […]

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Hot Air Balloon Baby Shower

This Hot Air Balloon Baby Shower was sent to us from Zelda Olvier-Miles, of Party Like Zelda!  Below she shares all the great details on this adorable Up, Up, and Away Baby Adventure! Well, hello party people! I, Zelda of Party Like Zelda, am super excited to share an intimate spring baby shower I styled […]

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Cupcake Wars Birthday Party

For the fourth year in a row, Lara Shriftman; lifestyle, fashion, luxury and entertaining expert, has asked us to help with the printables for her sons birthday party.  Each years theme has been as notable as the previous years with this year being no exception…..Cupcake Wars.  Each year her son, Lucas, helps pick the theme […]

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Ruff Draft: Favorite Easter Projects

Are you looking for some Easter projects to do with your kids over the next couple of days? If so, today I’m sharing some of our favorite projects over the past 6 years.  A friend of mine recently told me she finally made the DIY Stuffed Easter Bunnies I posted a few years ago and […]

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